Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for ITSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITSM over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Service Management (ITSM)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 88 61
Rank change year-on-year -6 -27 +38
Contract jobs citing ITSM 39 25 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.82% 1.25% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 1.49% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 39
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +16.67% -15.49%
10th Percentile £300 £110 £144
90th Percentile £538 £496 £418
South East median daily rate £423 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +12.67% -1.32% +2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £26.75
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -48.65% +34.55% +96.43%

ITSM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1765 1677 2059
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.25% 83.89% 80.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 900 1080
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.47% +5.36%
10th Percentile £251 £253 £247
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 44 50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £14.68 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.44% -34.78% +46.58%
10th Percentile £11.06 £9.00 £10.48
90th Percentile £77.50 £52.30 £45.15
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £24.18 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.22% +7.47% +5.88%

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing ITSM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for ITSM in Buckinghamshire

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITSM in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITSM in Buckinghamshire

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITSM in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITSM in Buckinghamshire

ITSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITSM in Buckinghamshire

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -12 36 £500 +42.86% 3
ITSM
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 37 (94.87%) ITIL
2 36 (92.31%) Service Management
3 28 (71.79%) Security Cleared
3 28 (71.79%) SC Cleared
4 25 (64.10%) ITIL V3
5 21 (53.85%) HP
6 19 (48.72%) Windows
6 19 (48.72%) Virtual Environments
7 17 (43.59%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (43.59%) Service Delivery
8 16 (41.03%) SQL
9 15 (38.46%) DV Cleared
10 14 (35.90%) OVSD
10 14 (35.90%) Linux
10 14 (35.90%) Change Management
11 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
12 11 (28.21%) Finance
13 10 (25.64%) Citrix
13 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (25.64%) MCP
13 10 (25.64%) Unix
13 10 (25.64%) VMware
13 10 (25.64%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
14 9 (23.08%) Problem Management
14 9 (23.08%) ServiceNow
15 8 (20.51%) Project Management
16 7 (17.95%) Management Information System

ITSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (17.95%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (17.95%) MS Exchange
1 7 (17.95%) Skype for Business
2 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.26%) Confluence
4 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 3 (7.69%) LiveCycle
4 3 (7.69%) SAS
4 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Staffware
2 2 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) BIG-IP
2 6 (15.38%) BGP
2 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 6 (15.38%) ICMP
2 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 6 (15.38%) Wireless
3 3 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.69%) DB2
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.26%) JIRA
1 4 (10.26%) SonarQube
1 4 (10.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) Military
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Network Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Messaging Specialist
5 4 (10.26%) Linux Specialist
5 4 (10.26%) Process Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Network Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Communications Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Finance Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Finance Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Problem Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Project Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Service Management Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Supplier Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Incident and Problem Manager
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.82%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (10.26%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 10 (25.64%) Unix
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.26%) CentOS
6 3 (7.69%) Ubuntu
6 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) ITIL
2 36 (92.31%) Service Management
3 25 (64.10%) ITIL V3
4 19 (48.72%) Virtual Environments
5 17 (43.59%) Service Delivery
6 14 (35.90%) Change Management
7 9 (23.08%) Problem Management
8 8 (20.51%) Project Management
9 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
10 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 6 (15.38%) Network Design
10 6 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (10.26%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (10.26%) Contract Management
11 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
11 4 (10.26%) High Availability
11 4 (10.26%) Information Assurance
11 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
12 3 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (71.79%) SC Cleared
1 28 (71.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 10 (25.64%) MCP
3 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (17.95%) MCSE
5 6 (15.38%) CCNP
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (12.82%) Degree
7 3 (7.69%) APMG
7 3 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (7.69%) MCDBA
7 3 (7.69%) MCSA
8 2 (5.13%) Chartered Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (5.13%) EFQM
2 2 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (10.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) OVSD
2 4 (10.26%) Nagios
3 2 (5.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) HP
2 10 (25.64%) Citrix
2 10 (25.64%) VMware
3 9 (23.08%) ServiceNow
4 7 (17.95%) F5
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco
5 6 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.69%) Adobe
7 3 (7.69%) ILOG
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle
8 2 (5.13%) NetApp
8 2 (5.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.56%) SAP